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Indiana DAR Sponsors Statewide Bicentennial Competition

INDIANAPOLIS, IN – $200 cash, plus a place in history, are the prizes offered by Indiana Daughters of the American Revolution in their “Salute Indiana!” competition for the creation of a “salute” or “pledge” to the Indiana state flag. Entries are being accepted now at http://www.SaluteIndiana.org, until September 2, 2016. The winning submission will be… Continue reading Indiana DAR Sponsors Statewide Bicentennial Competition

Local Genealogy · Resources · St. Joseph County Public Library

New St. Joseph County Genealogist!

Congratulations to Greta Fisher, Local and Family History Librarian at the St. Joseph County Public Library, on being named St. Joseph County Genealogist by the Indiana Genealogical Society! In this role, Greta will serve as a liaison between researchers and St. Joseph County’s genealogical resources, making it easy for people to find the information they need.… Continue reading New St. Joseph County Genealogist!

Allen County Public Library · Military

Free Military Databases

If you haven’t perused the free military databases found on the Allen County Public Library website you are missing a wonderful resource for military images, documents, diaries, and records. Visit the free database “Our Military Heritage” by clicking on the link below. Happy searching! Our Military Heritage  Our Military Heritage includes images of books, pamphlets,… Continue reading Free Military Databases

Ohio Genealogy · Uncategorized

Picture Found in Flea Market Reveals Holloway Family Mystery

Did you ever come home with something you never intended to buy? That happened to me last weekend at Picker’s Paradise in Niles. A cabinet card portrait of 5 children caught my eye. The children seemed well cared for, happy and well dressed, so it was a surprise when I saw the handwritten note on… Continue reading Picture Found in Flea Market Reveals Holloway Family Mystery

Family Search · Resources

Family Search Indexing Project

FamilySearch has released the following release: From July 15-17, [2016] FamilySearch International and supporting organizations are coordinating the single largest gathering of volunteers online from around the world to help in the noble effort to save, and increase access to, the world’s genealogically significant historical records. With a target of 75,000 online volunteers for the… Continue reading Family Search Indexing Project